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the time decorating with a christmas tree and stockings left behind from an earlier expedition. >> china has opened the world's longest high-speed rail line. it runs nearly 1,500 mi. from the country's capital and the north of guanmgzhou, in southern china. the line officially opened earlier this morning. trains on this high-speed online will initially run at 186 mi. per hour with a total travel time of about eight hours. before, the fastest time between the two cities by train was more than 20 hours. the chinese government plans to build a grid of high-speed railways which for east-west lines and for north-south lines by 2020. >> we will be right back. hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new v
valley back to highway 1. >>> 6:43. -- add china to countries condemning north korea's launch of china long been an ally so this criticism hits home for north korea. china regrets the north went ahead with the land: north korea says they intend to place a satellite into orbit several nations see it as a cover for a test of technology that could be used to launch a nuclear warhead. u.s. defense officials say the first stage appears to have fallen into the yellow sea and the second into the philippine sea. >>> music icon shank are -- shankar has died. he is the father of singer norah jones although they've been estranged for years. he died at a san diego hospital after come plaining of breathing problems, he was 92-years-old. >>> share your holiday, 21st annual food drive. next back to meteorologist mike nicco in walnut creek at the broadway plaza to find out how yo . >>> welcome back. 6:45. today we will be at three bay area locations for our share your holiday food drive. >> let's catch up with mike live at broadway plaza in walnut creek. how is it going? >>> it is going great. we've a
. >> thank you, steve. >>> for the first time apple is announcing how many iphones it sold in china. more than two million iphone fives sold in the first three days the devices were available in china. apple says that is the best debut for any iphone in china. >>> cisco selling off another piece of its consumer unit. the san jose based company has hired barclays to sell its router unit. last year cisco got rid of the flip camera business as well. they plan to focus on the software and technology business instead. >>> 6:21. there is an indiana jones mystery. who addressed a package to the movie character and why it may have been sent. >>> and is it the beginning of the end of the holiday tradition in pacifica? why fire works might be banned. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. early next year san francisco will start testing new street light technology. the city is partnering with eight separate companies that will show how well their different low energy systems work. all the lights can be made brighter or dimmer through remote wi-fi controls that will be tested in downto
orbit. china opened the world long as high-speed rail line. there was nearly 1,500 mi. from the country's capital to the north and southern china. the line officially opened early this morning. trains on a high-speed line will initially run a one- handed hundred 86 mi. per hour with a total travel time of about eight hours. before the fans is that between two cities by train was more than 20 hours. the chinese government plans to build a grid of high-speed railways with four east west lines and for north-south lines by 2020. after our show dr. phil at 10:00 a.m.. we will be right back. >> despite a summer slump at the box office 2012 is expected to mark the industry's highest year on record. it forecast hold through up out the end of the year the industry was the up nearly $11 billion in ticket sales. films including the avengers, the hundred games, and the twilight saba breaking dawn help keep revenue afloat. clinton andclinton tarantino die unchain and a musical light as a route which opened yesterday are expected to help 2012 and not a high note. does the customs and is expecting it
school in beijing, before yesterday the only time the two groups met face-to-face was on a visit to china that valley christian made in april. the school provided this video the two bands have been practicing for more than a year. while language is a barrier, music is the common denominator. >> very excited about the opportunity, the challenge is the limited rehearsal time that's what we are doing. >> you can watch the valley christian-beijing fusion ban and the rest of the parade new year's day, 8 a.m. right here on abc7. >>> we want to get a check of the weather with mike. sunshine was beautiful yesterday, but bisque still, i was cold. >> frosty this morning -- but brisk, still, i was cold. >>> as we head into the afternoon clouds on the increase, sprinkles to possibly light rain in the latter parts of the afternoon. 52 san francisco and santa rosa, 54 oakland san jose 51 concord, any snow or rain mainly north during the around snow shower possible in tahoe going to be dry and 31, 39 yosemite, down south mostly sunny low to mid 60s san diego, palm springs and l.a.. >>> headlights headed
will improve over the next three to four years, better sales, more construction and higher prices. china now has the longest high speed rail line in the world more than 1400 miles. trains began traveling this morning. top speeds of 200 miles an hour. that's america's money, . -- >>> good morning. you are looking live from sutro cam it is raining out there, going to be in most places right now heading from san francisco into south san francisco and alameda. >>> san francisco's city officials could pay municipal workers to take better care of themselves to save on health the city is trying to come up with a plan in response to a study that phone 66% of workers were overweight or 0 -- that found 66% of workers were overweight or obese, so were their children. >>> severe storms swept part of the country yesterday triggering more than#tgñ 30 tornadoes. dreams of a white christmas came true but caused major travel headaches. wendy gillette joins us live from new york with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. there are now reports ofíÑxeo 34 tornadoes spawned by this storm system. the national
a 56 rolled woman who was here visiting her branch out from china. >> the judge set bail at $2 million. if she postage it must wear a scram device that checks to make sure she does not drink alcohol in is not allowed to dry. >> she will be back in court for arraignment on december 31st. >> public safety officials in east palo alto city emergency repairs to the levee that separates dozens of homes from the seventh sn francito creek are holding up. >> the creek overflowed on sunday night cause in mandatory evacuation for seven homes. >> police on was that disappointing uninhabitable. >> water levels in the creek had receded after sunday's overflow. >> all of the rain over christmas shutdown the southbound side of the agreed highway from lincoln avenue to slow oat boulevard. >> expose on is that is a good part of public works is the road floods because drain cannot handle all the water as a visitor a profit storm. >> the storm also brought out a massive tree in the east bay. >> this one fell right on the footsteps of the delta chi fraternity house on channing way in berkeley. >> the ninth
you love -- stronger, bigger, or hotter -- with the keurig vue. >> coming up my china on 'dine and dish' and we will have the best coverage of the new year's eve live... ♪ because we know how much you do to make the holidays just right. from ornaments to ottomans, memories are made with ikea. >> jacqueline: the top story tonight is the rain fall. through san rafael, some light rain but it has been fairly dry. that does not allow the rain to really hit the ground with light to sprinkles over san francisco. and the north bay coast. but most of this rainfall will remain offshore. the core of this storm will be along the southern california but it will largely be off store. the futurecast showing that it will be pushing through by 8:00 perhaps that time that it could be a little bit later a more moderate rainfall through the north bay, oakland, hayward and the san mateo coast. midnight, it will taper off. however on saturday dry and monday should be drawing. eight wonders a chance of showers and a mainly to the north. try all the way till tuesday. >> and oaklandon three people we
and more is expected in the next several years. >> a house in china that stood as a symbol of resistance has been turned down. it sat in the middle of a road. the neighborhood around it was destroyed but the owners refused to sale so the government built the road around the home. in the end the owners agreed to take $41,000 in compensation and the home was torn down. >> it has been a wet week here in the bay area but what about the sierra in how much snow is expected to fall by the end of the weekend. >> and a ramp on the run from police. more of this video and tell you how it all finally ended. . >> a bit of a lull in the wet weather coming our way for today with the next powerful punch already on the way as well. . >>> quite the unusual police pursuit stalled traffic in iowa yesterday. a ram jumped from a trailer started running. officers tried catching with their cars but it didn't work president the ram then ran for about an hour before a crowd was able to corner it and tackle it. the homeowner was cited for having an animal at large. >> poor guy. it is going to be a snowy weeken
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at a commercial building in china. smoke could be seen pouring out of the building which is used for apartments as well as a hotel. authorities say everyone escaped the building except for a security guard. who conditions are currently >> thousands of people rallied in india. angry over a recent gang rape and beating of a young woman. as well as how the government handles rape cases. for the second straight day riot police used water cannons on the crowds that gathered in new delhi. the water sent some protesters running but others refused to move. authorities insist that they're taking action to protect women. >> egypt's leading opposition party says that it is planning to appeal the results of the country's recent constitutional election. claiming that the results are not legitimate. ian lee has more on the story. >> this nationals of patient wrote of the opposition has filed to challenge is the first looks at of voting irregularities. this took place possibly on the two days of voting and also the constitutional referendum itself. it is illegal because it does not provide guidelines previous
be limited to a couple of degrees. majority of the increase comes from china and carbon the oxide pollution. the nine states in germany are the only two countries to reduce their carbon dioxide pollution. that amounts to two, 4 million lbs. of carbon dioxide released into the air every single second. >> if you have found yourself using social media in the bathroom. you are not the only one. a new report out today shows that one- third of the heaviest social media users ages 18-24 ssi such as facebook and twitter in the back up. ages 35-34 our bathroom--35-44 both sexes are likely to use social networks and beckham. social in the back on. >> we will see how bad is that the morning commute goes on. taking a double live look outside from our roof camera on the left and our bay bridge cam on the right. we're looking at filing some dry conditions as you make your way on the road. how long will the dry weather last. it may not be much longer. let us get the fed is on your forecast. >> we are looking had an increase in a cloud cover to day. head of another storm system to stay until wednesday. and
,500. >> here at the viewers e- mail we had something from ronald who stated what we invest in china? >> yes. they have a new premier coming up but the leader of the country and he has plans that he would not send a few weeks. >> i would not buy an individual company in china but a fund. >> good nose for the golden gate bridge all lands have open back up but as you look at the left center of your screen there is a stall in the back up northbound. though the recovery. i will have more and we return. >> welcome back. we are still looking at a major title for the golden gate bridge. moments after that accident was cleared and all the lands or them. there are two stalls in the northbound direction and once again golden gate bridge has to be stopped in the northbound direction while they worked to clear these 2 cards. >> traffic is jammed up to the marin county and this is just one of many hot spots and i will have the rest will we continue. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] mi
's amazing were no other cars in the tunnel. that tunnel connects china town and russian hill. it has a 35-mile an hour speed limit. san francisco supervisor said that the police chief told him police are investigating the video. >> i think no mat wore it is its offensive, it violates public safety. >> reporter: the officer involvede mailed us to tell his side of the story and he said he wasn't driving 100 miles an hour and that he was not drunk. he said my biggest mistake was putting this video on facebook. this was meant to be between friends, i find it upsetting that someone would put the time and energy into finding a three month old innocent video and alert the media to its presence, drawing a line from innocent fun to police misconduct. that posting of that video has been removed and apparently a police investigation now underway. >> thank you. time is now 7:33. police in san leandro searching for the man who stole a truck and then crashed into a fence. it was stolen from the sheet worker's union building last night about 8:15. a gps system in the truck helped the police find it. i
this morning. overnight the asian markets closed with gains as well. after china's leaders -- shanghai composite jumped almost 3%. all the other markets finished the day up but with less spectacular gains. checking in on our numbers. the futures right now indicate a pretty good opening for the dow. nasdaq and s & p 500 across the board all slipping a bit yesterday. and again the nasdaq starts today just below 3,000. all of them testing important levels there. starbucks offering a limited edition gift card. the $450 super premium card is good for just $400 worth of coffee and baked goods. the other $50 covers the cost to make the specially etched card. if you want to buy one you have to go to the luxury goods website guilt.com. >> i'm just going to use yours. i can't afford it. >> sure i got a few. >>> a san francisco dog napping case finally over. >> just like the worst nightmare imaginable. >> how neighbors help a severely ill man get his precious dog back. >>> a giant return. the world series champs resign a clutch hitter. how much he will be paid and what sealed the deal. [ laughter
of china, 12-year-old panda feeling much better after an incident left vets baffled for a while. the panda was taken to a hospital after he was found vomiting. the medical team performed six exams to try and figure out what was wrong. the team found the panda had steamed corn bread lodged in its esophagus. the panda started feeling much better once that was removed and is now back at a nature preserve. >> if you go corn bread stuck and you remove it, things go back to normal. >> panda or human. >>> next, we are continuing to follow breaking news out of walnut creek. police opened fire on a man overnight. investigators wrapped up a news conference where they announced new details and we'll bring you an update. >>> the end of the year is a great time to buy a new car. michael finney and consumer reports are ahead with why you need to look at more than the car's sticker price. >>> gá5l thursday morning. breaking news from the east bay, police in walnut creek have>b[i@ shot someone. >> police held a news conference they confirm one person has been shot and killed by police officers who were
groups met face-to-face was when valley christian visited china in april. the two bands have been practicing in their home countries for more than a year. while language is a barrier, áitáárjz denominator. >> very excited about the tune rehearsal time. >> you can watchxik0 the valley christian-beijing number 57 high school fusion band and the rest of tournament of roses parade new year's day beginning at 8 a.m., right here ons=j0 abc7.=ír=ç there's a little football game i think that follows parade some sort of bowl. >> okay, i'll stick with the parade great tradition.y#6i we want to check on the weather with mike. >>> good morning. high temperatures today low to mid 50s, increasing clouds and sprinkles becoming light rain during the afternoon. storm coming at us rapidly from the west, and it is going to hang along the coast until he gates -- -- gets to the higher country around reading where it turns into some snow sierra increasing clouds, lake tahoe will have snow showers tomorrow partly sunny sunday heading to southern california it is dry all day today, showers are likel
got to be christmas time somewhere? christmas eve? this is from taiwan, china. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed optio
deliveries. it is nice to see that they're doing good. >> let's talk about china. they passed a japan and we have a prediction--2030 is a new year that is out by independent study. they are continuing to grow and this research stated that russia will probably weigh but china will grow. they stated that american will remain the worldwide leader because we found ways to get oil. some of your money has to go to the international market. i like china as a long-term player. >> $50 million for a pepsi commercial. this is a smart mold for her.move for her. beys a big deal with them. they're all advertising rebel, a toyota and their advertising by using musicians. they are supporting the artist. >> the company that sells soda support-- >> on to bay area traffic. >> we start with a live look in the city on our roof top camera. this is on van ness ave. this is beautiful blue skies and there's no clouds in the sky. we will see a another day of gorgeous weather with a loss of sunshine and it will be a chilly start for us. by this afternoon it will be mild. some places may get close to 70 degrees. today
visiting her new grandchild from china. >> officials and sent to an accidental alarm fire at san of the apartment complex that killed three people and injured three others. >> a fire broke out late saturday night in 3000 block of bridgeport court. >> a party save three people were killed were couple and a four year old granddaughter. >> san jose police officer will help with rescue efforts was one of the three people transported to area hospitals after suffering smoke inhalation. >> michael crabtree caught touchdown passes of 49 is 7 yds and finished with career high one under 72 yds, leading this effort cisco 49 a to a second straight nfc west title with a 27-13 victory over arizona cardinals on sunday. >> called a cabinet of a cam slow start to throw for a career best to attend is a charge and two touchdowns as the niners did their part to control the postseason picture is based minnesota knocking off green bay, the 49ers grabbed second seed in the nsc and earn the coveted by week. >> 49ers will not know that play into up to the wild card round of the playoff. >> also the last
was positive and that was key after getting positive manufacturing reports out of china and europe with the market going in the right direction this morning. let's take a look at the numbers. the dow is up by 34 points. nasdaq gaining 12. s&p moving higher by 4 points. back to you guys. >> we'll take it. jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com, thank you. >>> well, a new study says that when you got to go, social media apparently goes with you. [ laughter ] >> apparently so. >> people are tweeting on the toilet. according to some new data, nearly one-third of social media users ages 18 to 24 make social connections while in the bathroom. and the same goes for 28% of those 25 to 34 and 15% of 35 to 44-year-olds. both sexes are equally likely to do it in the bathroom. so if you want to borrow someone's phone -- [ laughter ] >> if they are over 50 maybe. otherwise, forget it. >>> today is an anniversary that will please or annoy you. 20 years ago today neil pap worth sent the first-ever text message merry christmas and sent it to the cell phone or vodafone executive richard jarv
. well, asian markets were mostly high they are morning on improved manufacturing data from china. tokyo's nikkei edged up a fraction to a seven month closing high while hong kong's hang seng lost a percent. >>> on wall street there was little movement as investors were cautious with all eyes on the "fiscal cliff." the dow rose 3, nasdaq down 2. >>> so far there's no resolution of the strike by clerical work at the ports of los angeles and long beach. the strike enters its 7th day today dramatically slowing traffic at the nation's busiest cargo complex. dock workers refuse to cross the picket lines. the clerical workers say management has been outsourcing their work. >>> and delta airlines is looking to buy a 49% stake in virgin atlantic airlines. now owned by singapore airlines. some 51% of virgin atlantic is owned by richard branson. virgin is the second biggest airline at london's heathrow airport. a delta partnership would allow delta to expand its london-to- new york flight. that would be a big move for delta. >> if you work at toys 'r us, they will get more money but may stay open
agency announced their decision to launch a space satellite on saturday. russia and china both urged north korea on monday to not proceed with the planned rocket launch. >> welcome back. the top stories we're following at this hour. san francisco police are on the scene at a crash that happened just before 4:00 this morning. it happened on the corner of fall some and essex streets following a chase that started when the driver failed to yield. police are investigating the incident as a possible d u i. >> the local police force will not be subject to a federal takeover. oakland mayor jean quan and police chief howard jordan announced the agreement yesterday periods both sides have agreed to appoint a compliance director to make sure the remaining reforms from riders case are completed. >> the number of people seeking unemployment aid fell sharply last week as a temporary spike caused by super storm sandy has faded. weekly applications have fallen back to a level consistent with a modest hiring. the labor department says applications drop 25,000 last week off to a seasonally adjusted 3
another fell into the east china sea. and a thirst part fell into the pacific ocean -- a third part fell into the pacific ocean east of the philippines. >>> millionaire fugitive john mcafee is released from a detention center. he was taken into custody last week after sneaking into guatemala from belize where he is wanted in connection with a murder. a guatemalan judge gave mcafee 10 days to get his immigration situation order is out. >> hope he is writing a book while he is going through all this. >> so bizarre. >> i would read it. strange, strange. >>> how about some traffic now at 6:14? liz, it's all yours. >> thank you. let's go towards the bay bridge. we are just getting word of a new accident just past the pay gates. the metering lights are on. so you can see delays now as far back as probably towards the 880 overcrossing now. and then we also have that accident past the toll plaza so delays towards treasure island up the incline. they are working to clear it but we have a good sized wait toward san francisco from the east bay. elsewhere speaking of the east bay, let's check the sa
fell into the east china sea and a third part fell into the pacific ocean east of the philippines about 2,000 miles away. >>> a big victory for millionaire fugitive john mcafee. he was released from guatemalan custody. he snuck into guatemala from belize where he is wanted in connection with the murder of his neighbor. a guatemalan judge has given mcafee 10 days to get his immigration situation sorted out. >>> mexican transportation officials say the plane carrying singing sensation jenni rivera plunged almost vertically from 28,000 feet. the plane did a nosedive into the ground at 600 miles an hour. investigators are piecing together the wreckage to find the exact cause of the crash. they say it could take days. >>> it is 5:20. new this morning, it is the blessing tweeted around the world and now the head of the catholic church has more twitter followers than all of us. pope benedict xvi's message, dear friends, i am pleased to get in touch with you through twitter. he also added i bless all of you from my heart, in eighth different languages. an hour after the twice more than 700,000
that manufacturing is continue to pick up in china, the world's second- largest economy. >> the games are fairly modest though as with about two weeks left until the end of the year, the gridlock in washington is also at forefront of investors' minds. the dow dropped 75 points, the nasdaq and s&p also closed lower. reports due in the next hour will keep an eye out for consumer prices and industrial production report. and businesses news making headlines this morning the parent company of discovery channel says it is buying stev12 tv networks in europe in a deal worth about 1.7 million >> will be right back with more on traffic and 5:09 is the time right now and there may still be a little jews destined blackberry. >> immigration and customs and force and says that will test the new >>-10 smart phones after phasing out older black bears in favor of i foams. >> the announcement has inject some life investors toward to the stock which had lost about 75% of its value in the last two years on evidence that the make or break >> tin line is gaining traction with are ibm's bread-and-butter customers. >>
to social programs like medicare. >>> a new report showing growth in china's manufacturing sector lifted most asian stocks. hong kong's hang seng gained .5%. tokyo's nikkei shed a fraction. >>> now, you might not know the name but you have seen the unique label that norman woodland developed with another engineer. woodland invented the bar code. now what it is, that rectangle found on about every product we buy in stores. they got a patent for their invention 60 years ago. but the technology to use the bar code was not developed until 1974. norman woodland was 91. let's send it back to you. >> hope he made a couple of bucks with that. >> i'm sure. >>> well, apparently new yorkers will soon be able to hail their taxis just using their phones, right? >> reporter: aha. and new york raising your arm in the middle of the street and yelling taxi! it may soon be passe. the new way to get a cab may be with a smartphone app that's being tested. a passenger would use the app to request a ride. and the first cab driver who responds to the call from his cell phone gets the ride. a similar program is
morning, frank and michelle. well, strong manufacturing growth in china fueled most markets there. the shanghai composite gained more than 1 1/2 hong kong's hang seng lost a fraction and tokyo's nikkei was closed for the holiday. >>> today is the last trading day of the year on wall street. on friday, the markets closed lower as investors keep a close eye on the "fiscal cliff" negotiations. the dow plunged 158 points falling below the 13,000 mark while the nasdaq dropped 25 points. >>> ford motors had another banner year. the automaker says they sold 2.2 million vehicles here in the u.s. in 2012. that's up from 2.1 million last year. the ford focus is their most popular model. this is the second year in a row ford has topped 2 million in sales. the only u.s. company to do that. >>> and there may not be many happy returns this year especially if you don't have your receipt. the national retail federation says $63 billion worth of presents will be taken back to the stores. that is a lot of unhappy people. receipts could be critical in making a return because many stores are tighteni
on saturday. russia and china both urged north korea on monday to not proceed with the planned rocket launch. 3çíño% >> it is 8:44 a.m.. >> we do have our eyes on the weather. here is a look at the golden gate bridge. we should have sunshine by the time you hit the toll plaza. there is still a lot cloud cover outside. >> the good news is that we was see drying weather for the next several days. there are low clouds and fog but overall is not a huge problem. we can see some areas of fog but we're not seeing any dents. this afternoon we are expecting more sunshine. it will be partly cloudy and cool. temperatures right now as you wake up has downtown san francisco at 53 degrees. santa rosa is a 52 degrees. future cast for temperatures by noon it will be in the '60s. >> most of us will be in the low to mid 60's so it will be a fairly nice day especially with the sun. we will cool down this afternoon, right around the '50s for most areas by 8:00 p.m.. it will be a pretty pleasant evening. you should get ready for more sunshine for friday and into the weekend. it temperatures in the south bay a
client doesn't know where these bones came from. they could have come from china. we have to rely on what the diggers tell us. if you go to the government side they say we have pictures of him on the scene and his own documentation say they are from mongolia. on the customs thing he said his is a bunch of broken old bones and lizards i'm shipping from the great britain and worth $15,000. there's a credibility issue that will be examined at trial. >> bring some of that water for charlie and i back that you're drinking down there. >> certainly will. >> thank you. every year america's original dictionary addition out the word of the year. there's something different. mr. ram why did i switch to natural instincts? it's healthier, and the only one clinically proven. with aloe, vitamins, and no ammonia. my hair looks healthier than before i colored. i switched. you can too, to natural instincts. ♪ with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoske
from china. it's not clear where that assembly plant will be. that announcement comes as criticism is mounting. >>> well, clorox corporation has a deal with a san diego- based investor to sell its headquarters building in downtown san diego. west core properties agreed to buy the 24-story building on broadway. the terms of the deal, that has not been disclosed. but analysts estimate that building may have sold for $90 million. a lease arrangement will allow clorox to keep the headquarters in the building. >>> it may be the most opulent gift card of all time. look at this. starbucks stainless steel gift card. they are announcing plans to open up 1500 new locations. that card cost $450. but it will be worth $400 in store credit. if will only be sold on gild.com. >>> there is a follow up to the parade crash in texas. four veterans died. of officials now say no charges are going to be -- officials now say no charges are going to be filed. he tried to cross the tracks but a prosecutor says he won't make any decisions until a final report is completed. the collision also injured 16 peopl
. >>> researchers in china found a way to create blood cells using urine. researchers hope to one day use the new technique to treat diseases such as alzheimer's and parkinson's. >>> san francisco renters could soon find out ahead of time if they will be living next door to smokers. san francisco's board of supervisors could soon require landlords to give potential tenants a list of apartments where smoking is allowed. a city committee approved a plan and the board is expected -- board is expected to vote on it next ban. >>> 7:23. where is the smartest city in north america? one website says san francisco is the second smartest city. san francisco has a lining entrepreneurial economy -- this rhining entrepreneur economy, the report says, but they say it is near colleges and universities. behind san francisco are seattle and vancouver. >>> 7:23. we want to check in with sal. see what's happening on the roads. sal? >> yeah. boston has harvard. >> right. >> let's take a look at what we have. it's cambridge, technically. but you know what i mean. southbound 880, we have slow traffic. we also have slo
tougher sanctions on north korea but without support from china, options could be limited. this is video from overnight of the celebrations in north korea after the successful rocket launch. many countries believe it is north korea's way of testing its long-range ballistic missile technology. of course, the united states is very concerned about north korea's weapons capabilities this year. robert gates said north korea was within five years of being able to strike the continental united states. the white house condemns the missil launch calling it a highly provocative act that could impact stability in the region. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> pope benedict really 16 is now part of the -- pope benedict is now part of the twitter nation. he already has more than 1 million followers who will read miss messages in english, arabic, polish and four other languages. >>> 8:16. pavi shankar has died at the age of 92. boy. he was good. he was known as the good father the world music. in fact -- known as the godfather of world music. in fact, the beatles gave him that name. he continued t
consumer prices and a strong survey of china manufacturing failed to exciten vestors. big reason is gas costs falling by the most in nearly four years taking a live look, a narrow positive number up seven, the nasdaq down 16, s and p is down four. >>> watch adobe systems stock. the stock is up nearly 5%. investors have been encouraged by better than expected results. they earned $222 million for the quarter that ended last month. that's up 49 million from last year. revenue remained flat and the cfo said 2013 will be an important year for the transition to its subscription based services including creative cloud. >> police in fremont searching now for the man who reportedly walked into an islamic center and threatened to kill everybody. it happened wednesday and it was caught on tape. police say the man walked into the center and said he had a gun. it's not clear why he did it. >> it's christmas. people are going back and forth a lot, busy, maybe need money or something. i couldn't say what it was. i hope just not to happen again. >> police say the suspect may have driven away in a 1
they had a best rollout over for an iphone in china and this is the first time that apple has given numbers for the iphones. >>> cisco has hired barkley's bank to sell its home router unit, according to bloomberg. cisco acquired the business for $500 billion. it's likely to sell for less. it plans to focus on software and technology businesses. >>> remember the 13-year-old girl? we told you about her last week. she wants the hasbro toy company to make an e.z. bank oven that's gender- friendly. she will meet with executives. she discovered that the oven comes only in purple and pink. that's when she went to buy one for her 4-year-old brother who likes to bake. she started a petition on change.org. now she's got 44,000 signatures an famous chefs supportinger -- and famous chefs supporting her. >>> grape growers need to replant a lot of their vineyards this year. the best grapes are actually european but that makes them susceptible to local pests and diseases. now, to prevent that, the growers wrap the ewe plans on to routes of northern plants. right now the nurseries can't meet the demand for
little contact with anyone except for his mother. >>> in china 500 people have been detained for spreading rumors that the world will end this friday. they belong to a group called almighty god. they are accused of preaching about the mayan prof if hecy that some believe the world will end this friday -- prophecy that some believe the world will end this friday. >>> and here in the bay area, a group of scientists plan to get together and debunk rumors of the doomsday. they will be at deer valley high school and plan to explain what the myian calendar is about and why friday's date does not mean the end of the world. the presentation is from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. >>> the drakes oyster bay says it will challenge the agreement that will allow the company to plant and grow new oysters. now, the new deal was reached so some of the employees could keep their jobs through the holidays. the mobile homes those workers live in will not have to be removed immediately. drakes bay has until march 15th to remove all personal problem. >>> 8:15. a closed-door briefing in washington this morning.
is at now? >> where is? >> we don't know. he's somewhere. he's moving very fast. he was in china a few hours ago. norad has partnered with the mapping service to show the stops around the world. >> and misspoke earlier. i said yahoo was the finance company of the year. it is actually yahoo voted the gap as the top finance company of the years. >>> let's check in with tara. >> that's right. in free -- fremont. this is at a housing development at mallory and peralta. it happened last night at 7:00. this tree landed on top of worse cars. crews have removed -- two cars. crews removed most of it. but it is taking extra time. if you have storm photos, tweet them to us at ktvu. at the bay bridge toll plaza, no traffic at all. it will probably look like this tomorrow. but the day after christmas not likely because of all of the sales. so be prepared. 280 at the 880 split, no delays. >>> we're try today. we'll be et -- we're dry today. we'll be wet tomorrow. we continue to watch minor flooding at the russian river. moderate take at guerneville. cresting a little bit. there's your extended forecast, w
is the economy that is in recession. many will be watching to see how he handles high tensions with china as the two countries spar over disputed islands. as well as north korea which deidentified the international community launching a rocket that skirted japan's territory. there is also japan's energy policy with him suggesting nuclear power will stay on the table despite ongoing troubles. >> new, a major blow to the syria government. the general of the military police appeared on television last night and announced he was defecting and joining the rebels. while dozens have left since the crisis started he is one of the highest ranging to abandon the government. >>> the taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing outside a united states base in eastern afghanistan. officials say a car bomb went off at the gates of camp chapman. the blast killed a security guard and two delivery truck drivers. officials say the base has been targeted by attacks in the past. >>> egypt has a new constitution. the president signed the constitution into law more than ten million voted to suppor
. a man said to be in his 40s or 50s flying on the southbound tracks at the rail station in china basin. authorities say his injuries were consistent with a vehicle collision. they are still investigating how it happened. >> a building in san francisco destroyed by fire. that fire started around 1:00 yesterday afternoon. the zoo closed down to accommodate crews who needed to access the building. one firefighter was taken to the optional for smoke inhalation. officials say that fire does appear to be vicious. but pope also built in 1925 and was closed in 1971. >> it has not been around for the past two years, but today the holiday train is back. when and where you can catch santa. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and fe
in developing countries like china to the idea of a more peaceful world year. the 1 billion stores across an international boundary on december 13th. >> bay area sports and the raiders taking on the broncos at the coliseum last night. peyton manning through his 30th touchdown pass of the season and went on to beat the raiders 26 to 13. carson, threw an interception that thwarted a possible scoring opportunity for the raiders. he also lost a fumble that set up a touchdown for the broncos as oakland lost its sixth straight game. the raiders to gun kansas city chiefs' next monday december 16th at the coliseum at 125. >> 8:52 a.m. and we will be back in a couple of minutes. here is the lead from the roof on foot van ness and san francisco. blue skies and we are looking at nice sunshine for today and right for your weekend. before cold & flu season, help prevent with lysol disinfectant spray. and use the lysol no touch hand soap for 10 times more protection with each wash. this season, a good offense is the best defense. lysol. mission for health. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead
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